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Italian court considers new trial for American in killing

Exchange student was convicted then acquitted

ROME — Italy’s highest court heard six hours of arguments Monday on whether American student Amanda Knox should face a new trial in the killing of her British roommate.

With Knox waiting anxiously in Seattle to hear if her long legal battle will end, the court said it would announce a decision Tuesday on whether the 2011 acquittals of Knox and her Italian former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito will stand.

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